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Hettinger County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Hettinger County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Founded information needed
Seat Mott
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,134 sq mi (2,937 km²)
1,132 sq mi (2,932 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.13%
 - (2000)
 - Density

23/sq mi (9/km²)

Hettinger County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 2,715. Its county seat is Mott6. The city of Hettinger is in nearby Adams County.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,936 km² (1,134 sq mi). 2,933 km² (1,132 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.13%) is water.


  • Acme
  • Alden
  • Ashby
  • Baer
  • Beery
  • Black Butte
  • Brittian
  • Campbell
  • Cannon Ball
  • Castle Rock
  • Chilton
  • Clark
  • Farina
  • Havelock
  • Highland
  • Indian Creek
  • Kennedy
  • Kern
  • Kunze
  • Madison
  • Merrill
  • Mott
  • New England
  • Odessa
  • Rifle
  • Saint Croix
  • Solon
  • Steiner
  • Strehlow
  • Tepee Butte
  • Wagendorf
  • Walker

Adjacent counties[]

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As of the census2 of 2000, there were 2,715 people, 1,152 households, and 778 families residing in the county. The population density was 0.9/km² (2.4/sq mi). There were 1,419 housing units at an average density of 0.5/km² (1.3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 98.93% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.04% from other races, and 0.37% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,152 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.1 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,209, and the median income for a family was $34,668. Males had a median income of $23,201 versus $16,917 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,555. About 12.1% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.2% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.



Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Coordinates: 46°26′N 102°28′W / 46.43, -102.46

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